This oil painting is the final piece on the series of the pastel and graphite pencil drawing on the same theme. I decided to abstract the female figure even more, reducing the oily reflections on her body to cubist planes, creating rhythym and diction of light and dark tones.
Bettie Page – 17-02-18 Another attempt to capture the essence of American pin-up and model Bettie Page. I liked the refence picture letting her bodyscape and hair melt into the […]
Roundism – 13-02-18 In my ever quest for roundism I was attracted to the female body’s position showing diagonals and triangles. I tried to counterbalance them by throwing in some […]
Based on two previous artworks: a pastel called ‘Into the light – 15-06-17’ (impressionistic, surrealsitic) and a graphite pencil drawing ‘Roundism – 04-07-17’. I liked both works and took the colour scheme of the pastel drawing in reds and greens but also used the roundism style of the pencil drawing and combine them.
Roundism – 06-02-18 (sold) Recently I saw a picture of a model passing by posing a great triangular shape. I used this principle and my own model (with a bob […]
Based on a prestudy in pastel (Model – 01-12-18) I made this painting in oil. My objective was to stay in line with the fauvist colour kind of strokes (in case of the pastel they were pretty much ‘broken’ and ‘open’ strokes / patches) but also to get to a more abstract feel by means of rendering the model slighty cubistic.
Roundism – 30-01-18 In line with my previous graphite pencil drawing ‘Roundism – 11-01-18’ I rendered the model figure with such highlighted tones as if the skin was lubed. I […]
Leiden – 23-01-18 When I was walking across the Morspoort Bridge at Leiden I saw this incredible clouds party over Mill ‘De Put’ at the river Rijn towards the Weddesteeg […]
Roundism – 11-01-18 (sold) Of late I use models lubed with a lot of oil, just like this art deco-style photograph, in order to obtain great highlights, lovely midtones and […]
Roundism – 18-01-18 Based on my previous graphite drawing ‘Roundism – 11-01-18’ I made this one in pastel, allowing me to study the female body covered in oil. I […]